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661 - 28 November 2014: News
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The much-maligned Pacer train has become a symbol of ongoing inadequate investment in transport in the north of England, The Observer suggested on 23 November.
Rik Thomas
“Rail, road and bus spending is the way to bridge the north-south divide,” The Observer suggested on 23 November. “While London... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Shortly before the Government announced which bidder had won the right to operate the East Coast Main Line (p12), The Independent took up the theme... continue
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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“London must move faster on air pollution,” London transport blogger Dave Hill suggested on 23 November. “The UK needs to speed up... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Consultant KPMG has conducted further work into the economic benefits of HS2 but the new findings have failed to satisfy one of the consultant’s fiercest critics
Government company HS2 Ltd published research last year by consultant KPMG, which concluded that building the London-West Midlands-Manchester/Leeds... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Overman: invest in urban transport to boost city economies
Investing in Greater Manchester’s urban transport networks would be a much better way of delivering an economic powerhouse in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Confusion surrounds the future of plans to upgrade the Transpennine railway between Manchester and Leeds, the House of Lords economic affairs... continue
Local Transport Today
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The UK is split into 43 agglomerations/zones for the purposes of the EU air quality directive
The UK Government’s current expectations for when the EU annual mean limit value for nitrogen dioxide will be reached are: By 2015: Blackpool... continue